Education and Training
Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)Registered Nurse Clinician - Inpatient Obstetrics (RNC-OB)
BSN - University of Delaware, Newark, DE
MPH - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University, Stratford, NJ
MSN - Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Clinical Research Team Manager
Departments and Services
Knights JE, Salvatore ML, Simpkins G, Hunter K, Khandelwal M. In search of best practice for postpartum depression screening: is once enough? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Nov;206:99-104. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.08.030. Epub 2016 Sep 7.
Check, J, Sarumi, M, DiAntonio, A, Hunter, K, Simpkins, G, Duroseau, M. "Serum Levels of the Progesterone Induced Blocking Factor Do Not Precipitously Rise in Women with Gynecologic Cancer in Contrast to Women Exposed to Progesterone". Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2014, 62,563.
Echols, KE, Toidze, T, Simpkins, G. (2017). "Chronic Pelvic Pain of Urogynecologic Origin" (Book Chapter), In: Sabia, M., et al. (Eds), Urogenital Pain, Springer: Switzerland. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-45794-9_8
Posters and Presentations
Knights, J, Salvatore, M, Simpkins, G, Hunter, K, Khandelwal, M. "In Search of Best Practice for Postpartum Depression Screening: Is Once Enough?" Presented at Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, February, 2016.
Awards and Honors
2011, March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Nominee, Clinical Education
2011, Nursing Excellence Award, Virtua Health, "Efficient Team"
2011, "SuperSTAR" Award, Virtua Health, "Efficient Team"
2008 & 2009, NJ Governor's Award Nominee, Nurse Educator
2008, Nursing Excellence Award, Virtua Health
2008, "SuperSTAR" Award, Virtua Health
Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Nu Chapter
- Joan Large Award for Scholarship in Graduate Studies
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
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